Advice on an upgrade (Canon 2000d)

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HI,

I have had a Canon 2000D for about a year, I have various lenses for it and am still very much a beginner, I want to upgrade the camera one day soon and would like advice on which model I should go for, obviously I want one where I can use my existing lenses and I want a camera that is a major upgrade and not just a minor upgrade. I wonder if anyone would be kind enough to give me some advice? As to money, well it's an object of course, but as I stated I do want a major upgrade. So any suggestions welcome. Thanks
 
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In general based on your wish to ensure the lenses will fit.....

AFAIK your 2000D is an APS-C crop sensor body, the next level up is xxxD or even xxD bodies!

But maybe the bigger questions are:-
What is it about the 2000D that is holding you back?
Plus what do you like to photograph?

Answers to those questions might inform any feedback suggestions.
 
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I am mostly interested in macro, textures of all sorts and botany. I'm not sure anything is holding back as such. I just wanted advice on a worthwhile upgrade, should I wish to go down that route.

I am happy for any suggestions really, also as I stated I'm a real beginner. I won't definitely upgrade I just wanted suggestions as to a worthwhile upgrade where I can use my existing lenses.

Cheers for the response.
 
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and am still very much a beginner,
Your EOS 2000D is capable to taking fabulous detailed and super sharp photos. If you are not getting super fab photos from your current camera setup it will be your knowledge of photography that needs to be upgraded.
 

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To answer your initial question...
Assumption - Your existing lenses are EF-S (you've not said what your lenses are, nor included them in your biog).
The Canon 90D is the obvious answer as the top of the line APS-C (EF-S fit lenses) camera. About 1.2k new uk, or around a bag grey (body only).
The 80D or 7Dii would also be worth a look second hand (low shutter count 7d2s on MPB for around 800 notes).

But, as @Box Brownie & @redsnappa have said, ask yourself what you are missing from your photography, what you want to do, and whether a body upgrade is actually what you need.
You mentioned Macro. The bodies I mentioned aren't going to help, what you actually need are specialised macro lenses and/or extension tubes, perhaps a decent tripod or possibly a camera rail. You'll possibly also want software that does focus stacking well.
I suspect the 2000D would be completely up to this.

If you said "I want to capture kingfishers at 2000 paces", then the suggestion would be somewhat different ;)

It's also worth bearing in mind that the camera world is going through a seismic change at the moment, with Mirrorless replacing the top end DSLRs, and that tech will quickly move down the ecosystem.
(FWIW, you can use the EF-S lenses on a Canon R5 using their adapter ring, but that would set you back in the region of £4.5)
 
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As the others have said your camera is fine for what you shoot, the biggest upgrade would be in other areas like technique, lighting, software and editing etc.
 
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Hi,

Thanks for all the replies, as to a macro lens, yes I have this

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro


Thanks
 
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as to a macro lens, yes I have this Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro
You have a good camera and a very good macro lens, do you have a good tripod?
 
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